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Ryle Raiders top Simon Kenton Pioneers thanks to Jake Chisholm having record night

October 20, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comINDEPENDENCE – Defense opened the door for the Ryle football team Friday. Jake Chisholm sprinted through it then slammed it shut in a Class 6A showdown that will go down in history. A dominant first half by the Raiders defense, and a record-setting ...

Rivals Simon Kenton, Ryle gear up for Friday's Game of the Week

October 20, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- Simon Kenton High School and Ryle High School are rivals on the football field and on the sidelines, making Friday night's matchup even more exciting. "I feel like Simon Kenton is at a really similar level to us," said Ryle senior ...

Simon Kenton relies on will to win, onside kick to escape Highlands

September 23, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Kentucky – Undefeated Simon Kenton recovered an onside kick and scored two touchdowns in the last 90 seconds to escape visiting Highlands, 35-30, Friday night. Simon Kenton head coach Jeff Marksberry knew his team struggled in the ...

Simon Kenton 35, Highlands 30

September 23, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOSimon Kenton High School won 35 to 30 over Highland High School in football game a Simon Kenton High School in Independence, Ky Friday September 22, 2017. Photo by Joseph Fuqua II for WCPO. Photo By: JOSEPH FUQUA ll. Copyright 2017 Scripps ...

Week 5 insight, predictions: High school football games to watch in Ohio and Kentucky

September 20, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comHighlands (2-3) at Simon Kenton (5-0). Kickoff: 7 p.m. at Simon Kenton High School, Independence. What to watch: It's hard to imagine these two matching the chills and thrills of last year's showdown, a wild 77-53 win by the Pioneers in Fort Thomas.

Matt Shearer uses his legs to lead Simon Kenton over Conner

September 1, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comNo amount of rain or mud could keep Simon Kenton High School from adding another tally to the win column on Friday night. Beneath a torrential downpour, Simon Kenton improved their record to 3-0 with a 13-6 win at Conner High School, dropping the ...

Which state has the most opioid-dependent patients with private insurance?

June 20, 2017 by

AZCentral.comNew research suggests opioid dependency increases the risk of death for people within a four-year period if treated in a general healthcare setting. The study examined morality rates of people with opioid use disorder in a general healthcare system ...

Photos: NKY Hates Heroin 5K Walk & Run

June 19, 2017 by The River City News

The River City NewsThe fourth annual NKY Hates Heroin 5K Walk & Run drew another large crowd to Independence on Saturday. The event took place at Simon Kenton High School and was hosted by the City of Independence. Funds raised help provide support and aid to ...

Simon Kenton baseball bows to Pleasure Ridge Park in state final

June 17, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comLEXINGTON – On paper, few people outside of Independence expected the Simon Kenton baseball team to be playing Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Even fewer expected the Pioneers to beat Pleasure Ridge Park, one of Kentucky's winningest and most ...

Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K draws 1200 runners, walkers to Simon Kenton High School

June 17, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- More than 1,200 runners and walkers participated in the fourth annual Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K outside Simon Kenton High School on Saturday morning. Organizers expected to raise about $40,000, with the money going ...

Simon Kenton Pioneers prepared for state semis

June 15, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comA professional baseball park is different from a high school field in many ways, particularly the layout of foul territory and the fact the fences have wooden faces. “It's helping us tremendously for more than a couple of reasons,” said SK head coach ...

Simon Kenton baseball team enjoying journey to state Final Four

June 15, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- The Simon Kenton baseball team has plenty reasons to smile this week. All the goodwill surrounds the fact the Pioneers (26-15) play Marion County (28-6) in a state semifinal at 11 a.m. Friday in Lexington. But in some ways the ...

Simon Kenton Pioneers baseball team gets hot just in time for a state tournament run

June 8, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- For much of the high school baseball season, the Simon Kenton Pioneers struggled to keep their record above .500 and their coaches wondered where they were -- literally and figuratively. A 3-0 start to the season gave way to ...

Simon Kenton, Holmes move to Sweet 16 quarters

March 10, 2017 by USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School SportsHIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – The Simon Kenton High School girls basketball team overcame a sluggish start and shot 78.9 percent in the second half to beat Paintsville 70-45 on Thursday in the first round of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Sweet 16 at ...

NKY school rivalry is 'academic'

February 26, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comRival teams Campbell County High School and Kenton County's Simon Kenton High School will both compete at Kentucky Governor's Cup finals March 11-13 at The Galt House Hotel in Louisville representing region 9. Boone County's Ryle High School and Conner ...

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